|Caesarean section at full term for contracted pelvis - Wellcome Library|
This film depicts a standard caesarean section operation, with intertitles explaining the various stages. 3 segments.
Keywords: Obstetric Surgical Procedures; Cesarean Section; Birth; Surgery; Obstetric Surgical Procedures; Cesarean Section; Obstetricians. Surgeons
|Cardiac irregularities - Wellcome Library|
A comprehensive demonstration of cardiac irregularities by experiment and diagram. There is a demonstration of artificially induced cardiac irregularities of the exposed hearts of dogs. Various intertitles explain the different types of cardiac irregularities.
Keywords: Cardiology; Heart; Dogs; Heart Block; Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Cardiovascular systems; Anatomy; Medical sciences; Cardiology; Heart; Dogs; Heart Block; Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Medical students. Cardiologists
|Care of minor wounds - Wellcome Library|
Demonstrates the dressing of minor wounds of the index finger. Also shows diagrams of the lymphatic of the arm. 1 segment.
Keywords: First Aid; Wounds and Injuries; Finger Injuries; Lymphatic System; Medical sciences; Human physiology; First Aid; Wounds and Injuries; Finger Injuries; Lymphatic System; Doctors. Nurses
|Carrying the injured - Wellcome Library|
This film demonstrates various methods of carrying the injured. Blankets are used as stretchers with and without poles. The use of a chair for carrying is also demonstrated. 1 segment.
Keywords: First Aid; Wounds and Injuries; Transportation of Patients; Medical sciences; First Aid; Wounds and Injuries; Transportation of Patients; Paramedical staff. First aiders
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|Cataract extractions - Wellcome Library|
A series of shots of cataract extractions. Simple extraction, puncture, lens delivered, anterior chamber irrigated. Needling for secondary cataract. Extraction by buccal vacuum method. 2 segments.
Keywords: Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Cataract Extraction; Eye; Eyesight; Ophthalmology; Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures; Cataract Extraction; Eye; Surgeons. Ophthalmologists
|Childbirth as an athletic feat - Wellcome Library|
A class of expectant mothers practise ante-natal exercises designed by Kathleen Vaughn at Paddington (LCC Hospital), London. The purpose of each exercise is explained by intertitles prior to the footage. One of the women is a former ballerina in her 34th week of pregnancy - she is frequently singled out to demonstrate the poses and at the end of the film she does a small ballet performance. 2 segments.
Keywords: Antenatal Care -- history; Exercise; Parturition; Pregnancy; Human Reproduction; Antenatal Care -- history; Exercise; Parturition; Health care personnel. History of medicine
|Cholecystectomy - Wellcome Library|
A straightforward account of the operative techniques involved in surgery to remove the gallbladder. Upon exploration of the patient's abdomen, the appendix is also removed. 5 segments.
Keywords: Cholecystectomy; Gallbladder; General Surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Cholecystectomy; Gallbladder; General Surgery; Surgeons
|Circulation of blood in man - Wellcome Library|
Outline of the course of blood-flow in man and in chick. Pulmonary circulation in man systematic circulation capillary circulation lymph circulation. 3 segments.
Keywords: Physiology; Blood Circulation; Human physiology; Physiology; Blood Circulation; Medical students
|Circulatory control - Wellcome Library|
This film shows the essential differences between artery and vein structure and the main causes of changes of blood volume in the limbs. 2 segments.
Keywords: Physiology; Blood Circulation; Veins; Arteries; Cardiovascular systems; Physiology; Blood Circulation; Veins; Arteries
|Conditioned reflexes and behavior - Wellcome Library|
This black and white, silent film, attempts to show the difference between conditioned and unconditioned responses in animals and humans. It begins by enacting Pavlov's experiments on a dog's salivary mechanism. Gradually we are shown how the unconditioned production of saliva at the sight or smell of food can be conditioned to appear at the sight of a flashing light. We also examine a newborn baby's reflexes of sucking and grabbing and see how they become conditioned as it grows older...
Keywords: Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 1849-1936; Conditioning (Psychology); Instinct; Salivary Glands; Behaviour; Psychology; Conditioning (Psychology); Instinct; Salivary Glands; Medicine
|Control of bleeding - Wellcome Library|
This black and white, silent film shows the movements of blood circulation and demonstrates pictorially how a haemorrhage can be brought under control by pressure over the wound and pressure points. 2 segments.
Keywords: Emergency Medicine; Hemorrhage; Blood; Medical sciences; Emergency Medicine; Hemorrhage; Blood; Medical students
|Coopers Berkhamsted - Wellcome Library|
This film shows footage of workers from Cooper, McDougall & Robertson, manufacturers of agricultural pesticides etc. in Berkhamsted, interspersed with witty captions. The Wellcome Trust acquired the plant in 1959, though sold it again in 1992. Mainly we see them enjoying various leisure pursuits including reading the paper, playing cricket, fishing, playing tennis, watching performing animals at a Christmas circus, celebrating Christmas day, playing bowls, women exercising in bathing costumes, t...
Keywords: Workplace; Industrial plants; Leisure; Workplace; Medical
|Craniectomy - Wellcome Library|
This film shows the method of use of the craniotome shown during an operation and on a dummy bone. 2 segments.
Keywords: Neurology -- surgery; Neurology; Neurology -- surgery; Surgeons
|Cruel kindness - Wellcome Library|
This extremely enjoyable film, which contains excellent footage of late 1960's home life, attitudes to food and meal times, addresses obesity in children. A female GP narrates the story of three children who are overweight for their age stressing that although there may be some inherited causes of their obesity, it is mostly due to over-feeding on the part of the parents, what the GP calls a cruel kindness...
Keywords: Obesity; Pediatrics; Obesity; Pediatrics; Obesity; Pediatrics; Medical